M 5.5 in Indonesia on 12 May 2021 18:20 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1268502
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 60 Km
Lat/Lon: 3.9479 , 128.6289
Event Date: 12 May 2021 18:20 UTC
13 May 2021 03:20 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 May 2021 20:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Indonesia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000e2k1 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),